Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Restorative Justice, Thursday, October 12th, 12:00 to 1:30 PM at the University of Maine School of Law in Room 506. DIRECTIONS
Come learn about restorative justice and its benefits to advocates and mediators. A panel of restorative justice experts will explain the history, success, and future of the restorative justice movement in Maine and the different organizations advancing restorative justice. Speakers will discuss how the movement emerged, share stories of how it has worked in practice, and examine where it is poised to go. Students and practitioners can learn how restorative justice models can be integrated into your practice - how it can assist mediators and advocates for children, immigrants, criminal defendants, and others who might benefit from alternative models of conflict resolution. Come talk to the experts over a brown bag lunch on October 12, 2017, 12:00 to 1:30 PM at the University of Maine School of Law in Room 506.
Margaret Micolichek is a Restorative Justice consultant and was the founding Executive Director of the Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast in 2005. Margaret has a Master’s degree in Public Administration, and works as a consultant and trainer on Restorative Justice practices throughout the state of Maine. She is currently working at Long Creek Youth Development Center exploring with youth the impact of their actions and ways they can rebuild their community connections.
Ryun Anderson, Executive Director of the Restorative Justice Institute of Maine. Ryun has worked with RJIM since 2014 supporting community-driven restorative justice programming, advocacy and training. Ryun was previously the Director of Youth MOVE Maine, partnering with young adults to develop policies and programming like Maine Youth Court, a youth-led restorative justice program with peer mentoring and student training.
Doris Luther, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Services. Doris is a founding board member of the first Community Mediation Center and Victim-Offender mediation project in Maine. Doris is also a mediator and former Regional Coordinator for Maine's Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Service (CADRES). She has a Master’s of Arts degree in Conflict Resolution.
Cost: USM Law Students and MAM members: FREE, Non-MAM members: $15.
Law Students and MAM members - please register so we know how many are attending. Space is limited.
1.5 CLE and CADRES Credit hours available.
Remember to bring your lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided by the Law School.
There will also be a door prize.